Volunteer at the Elkhart County Historical Museum                

Share your talents and gifts by becoming a volunteer at the museum. Volunteers are a vital part of the success of the institution and your help is greatly appreciated. You can have fun while assisting in preserving and sharing the history of Elkhart County!

Become a Volunteer

To become an Elkhart County Historical Museum volunteer fill out the form below or click here to download an application.

Please note that volunteers are chosen on an as-needed basis. Submission of this application will not guarantee placement. Volunteers must attend an orientation and will be screened to determine eligibility. A minimum commitment of 6 months is preferred. 

Ways to Volunteer

Museum Guide
Does sharing local history with others fit your calling? As a museum guide you will be the public face of the museum while greeting visitors with a warm smile, providing orientation to the museum, and sharing your passion for history.

Do you prefer to work behind the scenes? Are you interested in artifacts and/or archival materials? Assist the Curator of Collections with artifact processing and data entry.

Event Volunteer
Help create meaningful programming experiences for visitors by providing assistance at events, aid with marketing, and program preparation.

Youth Education
Are you young at heart? Enrich the lives of our youth by helping with Children's Activity Days, day camps, and school tours.

Social Media
Do you tweet, blog, Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube? Help out the museum by producing and contributing content on social media.

Discover the wealth of our collections while helping museum staff research new exhibits or aid visitors on investigations of personal, local, state, and national topics.

 Museum Guide
 Event Volunteer
 Youth Education
 Social Media